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Trafficking in Native Communities
Although attention to human trafficking has grown in the...
War of Words: ICWA Hearings Reignite Ancient Clash Over Indian Children, Part 1
John Echohawk had heard enough. On May 14, he had listened...
Ending the Truancy to Prison Pipeline for Native Youth
Incarcerated youth on the Lake Traverse Reservation in...
Lakota Fight Suicide Spirit with Crowdfunding
Desperate to stem the recent spate of youth suicides in...
Reversing Diabetes Rates In Indian Country
Indian country has long faced the epidemic of diabetes with...
Video: Iowa Farmer Sees Climate Changes Accelerate Alarmingly
Like many indigenous experts and environmentalists, Iowa...
Health & Wellness
Suicide on Reservations and the Need for More Studies
In the wake of the tragic suicide of legendary actor/comedian Robin Williams, after the initial wave of public shock, insight and awareness of the complexities of depression began ...
ICTMN Environmental Writer Terri Hansen on Diversity Travel Fellowship to ScienceWriters2014
Veteran environmental correspondent and Indian Country Today Media Network contributor Terri Hansen, Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska, is one of just five journalists to be awarded a di...
Gift of the Harvest—the Art and History of Ricing
Richard D. Ackley Jr.
It is early September as I steady our small canoe ( jiiman ), keeping my left foot in and my right foot out, while my cousin climbs aboard. It is time to harvest the wild rice...
Cherokee Nation to the Rescue With Clean Water to Stricken South Coffeyville Residents
When a water line broke in Oklahoma’s Nowata County, leaving 2,000 residents without potable or running water, the Cherokee Nation came to the rescue...
Tobacco May Be Key in New Medicines, In Fighting Ebola?
A misused gift that Native cultures of Turtle Island shared centuries ago with the world may finally be recognized for what tradition has always known it was...
A Martyr’s Crown: For My Grandmother During Domestic Violence Month (Poem)
Richard Walker, Mexican/Yaqui, is a newspaper editor in Kitsap County, Washington, and a correspondent for Indian Country Today Media Network...
Nowhere to Turn: Our Mental Health System Is Sick
Mary Annette Pember
“All we have for our daughter’s mental health rights is a bag of her ashes,” said Maurie Redfeather-Looking of Sacramento, California...
Columbus Need Not Apply: It’s ‘You’re Welcome Day’ in Canada, a.k.a. Thanksgiving
Canada dispenses with Columbus and dives right into Thanksgiving. Like the U.S. version, it is a celebration of harvest time...
Mercury in Fillings: Hidden Danger in Our Own Mouths
My fellow Rutland Vermont skier, Senator Jim Jeffords, passed on at age 80 in August, but his contributions live on...
Bakken Gas Flares Away, as Nationwide Propane Shortage Kills With Hypothermia
Flaring: The Eye of Sauron “Every single day more than 100 million cubic feet of natural gas is flared away,” Ft...
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